Dimensions of tubular structures that filamentous phage capsids appear as

Range length 900 nm: thickness 6 nm - 10 nm
Organism Bacteriophage
Reference Iannolo G, Minenkova O, Petruzzelli R, Cesareni G. Modifying filamentous phage capsid: limits in the size of the major capsid protein. J Mol Biol. 1995 May 12 248(4):835-44 DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.1995.0264 p.835 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID7752244
Primary Source Rasched, I. & Oberer, E. (1986). Ff coliphages: structural and functional relationship. Microbiol. Rev. 50, 401–427 AND Russel M. (1991). Filamentous phage assembly. Mol. Microbiol. 5, 1607–1613 AND Makowski, L. (1994). Phage display: structure, assembly and engineering of filamentous bacteriophage M13. Curr. Opinion Structural Biol. 4, 225–230 link PubMed ID3540571, 1943697
Method Primary source Russel 1991 abstract: "This review presents a description of the virion and its cytoplasmic precursor and summarizes the results of genetic and biochemical experiments that are beginning to elucidate the role of the three morphogenetic proteins."
Comments P.835 right column bottom paragraph: "Filamentous phage capsids appear as thin and flexible tubular structures 900 nm long and 6 to 10 nm thick (for reviews see primary sources)."
Entered by Uri M
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